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The Can Makers at the First Metal Packaging Europe AGM

On Friday 2nd June, Will Calvert, Co-founder and Director of Windsor & Eton Brewery and Jill Coomber, representing The Can Makers, were invited to speak at the Metal Packaging Europe’s very first Annual General Meeting held in Lisbon, Portugal. They … Continue reading

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The Can Makers Report 2016

Nielsen data shows some interesting trends in the soft drinks and beer sectors for 2016. For the first time in the soft drinks market, sales of plain water have overtaken cola, with growth of 10% in volume. Flavoured water also … Continue reading

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Drinks can market bolstered by strong CSD performance in the first half of 2015

CSD can deliveries increase to almost 2.6bn Alcohol can deliveries reach 2.2bn The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing manufacturers of beverage cans in the UK, have revealed strong performance from carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) in the first half … Continue reading

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The Can: The Popular Pack

The can is one of the most popular beverage packs in the world. Made from steel or aluminium, it perfectly preserves content and it doesn’t let light, odours or liquids, in or out. The can isn’t just a good pack, … Continue reading

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Can Advisory Site to Guide Independent Brewers in their Quest to Can

Site responds to demand to know more about new canning options The Indie Beer Can Advice website has been unveiled by the Can Makers, the industry trade body representing UK manufacturers of drinks cans. The site launches at a time … Continue reading

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Metal Packaging in a Circular Economy…

Nick Mullen for the Can Makers As we have all seen, the EU intends to present a new package of circular economy proposals which will be ‘more ambitious’ and cover ‘the whole of the circular economy’. Ambitious indeed, but in … Continue reading

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Martin Constable Appointed Chairman of the Can Makers

The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing the UK manufacturers of drinks cans, have announced the appointment of Martin Constable as the new chairman. Martin brings over a decade of experience in the can industry to his role, taking … Continue reading

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Record Year as UK Drinks Can Market Grows to 9.8bn in 2014

  • CSDs grow 2.8% to 5.296bn cans
  • Beer and cider up 1.9% to 4.523bn cans

As the nation enjoyed the warmest year since 1910, the Can Makers, the industry trade body representing UK drinks can manufacturers, have reported another year of record growth in 2014. Drinks can deliveries reached 9.819bn for the first time, an increase of 228m units, up 2.4% on 2013 across the combined beer and cider and carbonated soft drink (CSD) can markets. Continue reading

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